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Yosemite Climbing Pioneer Jim Bridwell Dies

Yosemite Climbing Pioneer Jim Bridwell Dies

Wearing wild paisley shirts and bell-bottomed pants, smoking cigarettes and posing with rebellious insouciance, Bridwell and his partners created an utterly new image of the rock climber as anti-establishment biker-hippy-hardass, while sending routes harder and more terrifying than anything done before

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